Shoplifting: what you need to know about the law
This guide discusses the legal concepts governing the rights and liabilities of those trying to stop a shoplifting incident. The book examines the shoplifting problem and the consequences that can result from ignorance of the governing rules of law. Some of the topics discussed include the repercussions of false arrest laws, and methods of deterring shoplifiting, among others.
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The Shoplifting Problem
Preventing Shoplifting and Increasing Proﬁts
Can a Merchant Stop a Thief?
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